COVID-19 Media Coverage

NPR: Doctors worry that memory problems after COVID-19 may set the stage for Alzheimer’s

July 27, 2021

Dr. Gabriel de Erausquin and Dr. Sudha Seshadri, Neurology/Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Rehabilitation Medicine, are quoted in this NPR story and share their research findings about how COVID-19 affects the brain. Listen here


KSAT 12: American Academy of Pediatrics recommends face masks for all students, teachers and staff this year

July 22, 2021

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, is featured in this KSAT 12 story. Dr. Barton said children 11 and under can’t get the vaccination currently and masking in public and in classrooms can help stop the spread. Watch story


Spectrum News 1: Delta variant highly contagious

July 21, 2021

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, was interviewed live on Spectrum News 1 regarding the delta variant of COVID-19, the fact that it’s the most prevalent and much more transmissible and that the ways to keep the risk low are to be fully vaccinated, to mask and to avoid being in close quarters with […]


KENS 5: Infectious disease expert answers questions about delta variant

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed for a live, four-minute segment on KENS 5 TV’s lifestyle show, Great Day SA. He spoke about the delta variant in relation to the U.S. Olympic gymnast who has tested positive and also addressed why people should continue to mask and get vaccinated. Watch story


KENS 5: Coronavirus spreading among South Texas children

July 21, 2021

Dr. Mandie Tibball Svatek, Pediatrics, is quoted in this KENS 5 news story about the delta variant and the fact that San Antonio doctors are now treating more children for COVID-19, with the possible result that more kids need to be hospitalized. Watch story


MySA.com: Here’s how San Antonio and other Texas metros are holding up against the delta variant

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was quoted in this MySA.com article about the contagious delta variant being a driver of the rise in cases nationwide, including in San Antonio and other Texas metro areas. Read story